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Colleen Glenn

Assistant Professor

Address: 22B Glebe Street, Room 201
Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 1:30-2:30, and by appointment
Phone: 843.953-0276

Colleen Glenn teaches courses on film and also teaches first-year writing. Combining her interests in film history, masculinity, and stars, Glenn is working on a book-length project on Jimmy Stewart’s post-WWII films and their relationship to war trauma. She has written on Woody Allen and Mickey Rourke, and is currently co-editing a collection of essays on movie stars entitled Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering.


2012 - Ph.D., Film, English with a Specialization in Film Studies, University of Kentucky
2005 - M.A., English, Concentration in Film Studies, University of Kentucky
1999 - B.A., English, Ohio University

Research Interests

  • Film history
  • Masculinity on Film
  • Cultural studies
  • Film Industry Studies
  • Twentieth-Century American Literature

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 110: Introduction to Academic Writing
  • ENGL 390: Studies in Film (Dreams & the Movies)


"The Traumatized Veteran: a New Look at Jimmy Stewart's Vertigo." The Quarterly Review of Film and Video 31.1 (2013). Forthcoming, December 2013.

"Which Woody Allen?" in Companion to Woody Allen, eds. Peter Bailey and Sam B. Girgus. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.

(In progress) Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering, co-edited with Rebecca Bell-Metereau.